Historic regulations could improve health of salmon, tuna and other game fish
Vancouver, BC—The Pacific Fisheries Management Council voted Tuesday to establish new restrictions on forage fisheries in US Pacific waters. The decision, which we
reported on last week, will require commercial fishers to provide evidence that new fisheries will have minimal ecological impact before a new fishery can be opened. Continue reading Pacific Fisheries Management Council okays forage fish regulations
Wild Steelhead Runs Begin in Olympic Peninsula, Elsewhere
For anyone who won’t tolerate fishing hatchery steelhead, it’s time to start checking the weather. Wild steelhead numbers are going to swell by the day as they make their way upriver for their February run. What’s more, the weather forecasts suggest optimal fishing weather in several places over the next few weekends. To save you some time checking for yourself, here’s a short roundup of promising destinations.
Calawah & Hoh River
The Hoh River system, including the tributary Calawah River, is famous for its steelhead.
Continue reading Washington Steelhead Outlook for Late February
New Regulations On Forage Fish Will Impact Salmon, Steelhead, and Tuna Down the Line
The future of Pacific salmon could be decided Monday, when the Pacific Fisheries Management Council votes on new regulations affecting forage fisheries management. The regulations would affect US waters off the coast of Oregon, California, and Washington.
Continue reading Vote on Pacific Forage Fish Management Days Away
Gardiner’s Famous Salmon Derby Could Be Next Weekend’s Best Fishing
Our first love here is freshwater fly fishing, but if your tastes are a little broader than that you may want to look at the
Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby next weekend. Continue reading Fun & Profit at Olympic Peninsula Salmon Derby
Hatchery Steelhead Provide Decent Fishing Ahead of Early Spring Runs
This would be a good time to spend on another hobby, if you have one: late January and early February is seeing a short lull in
Continue reading Chances for Early February Steelhead in Washington